Bowman County Development Corporation
March 3, 2014
Present: Scott Hardy, Mark Ballard, Justin Wolbaum, Duane Bowman, Teran Doerr, Josh Lindstrom, Kevin Bucholz, Karen Feist, Rick Braaten, Julie Lockert, Laura Weber, Cathy Hedge (Secretary)
Absent: Lyn James
Wolbaum called the meeting to order
Agenda: A motion was made by Feist to accept the agenda with a 2nd by Bucholz. AIF MC
Minutes: Lockert made a motion to accept the February 18, 2014 meeting minutes. Hardy 2nd AIF MC
Financial Report: Doerr presented the Financial Report. Ballard made a motion to accept the Financial Report as presented with a 2nd by Bucholz. AIF MC
Housing Update: Doerr has been working on housing development. Developers are still interested in Bowman, but finalizing an investment in the community takes time. JD Mason is one developer still interested in Bowman and wants to work on a website to promote his possible development. Braaten stated that the County has closed on the Jesco Apartments and the Housing Authority now owns that property.
2014 Appointment of Officers: Hardy made a motion to keep executive officers the same as 2013 year with a 2nd by Braaten. Discussion was held. AIF MC
RBEG Application: Doerr has been working with Mary from ABLE, Inc on a RBEG Application. They are looking at purchasing the Sears Building for more retail space. Doerr and Mary have an appointment this afternoon to discuss more of the details. Hardy made a motion that Doerr has the support of the Board of Directors to move forward with the RBEG application with a 2nd by Lockert. AIF MC
Executive Directors Report: The BCDC Monthly Activity Report was given by Doerr. See attached.
Gaming update: Need to look at buying new gaming machines as parts are becoming hard to find, possibly budgeting for a one new machine each year. The cost of a new machine is $4500.
Museum Update: (Kevin Bucholz)
Park & Rec Update: (Duane Bowman)
Adjourn: Lindstrom motioned to adjourn with a 2nd given by Ballard. AIF MC